As we come out of the holiday weekend, there’s plenty of showbiz news, and we round it up here.

Warner Bros. has released the main trailer (below) or Barbie, the Great Gerwig feature starring Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, Kate MicKinnon, and Will Ferrell.  The story will take Barbie and Ken from the Barbie universe to the real world.  The film is due out July 21 (see "Geek Movie Calendar – 2023").

Marvel has delayed production on its Thunderbolts feature due to the writers strike, according to Deadline.  Production on the Wonder Man series has also been halted, according to the report.  Marvel had previously shut down work on Blade (see "’Blade’ Shuts Down").  Steven Yeun will star (see "Steven Yeun in ‘Thunderbolts’").

Paramount has released a new trailer for the second season of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds (below). An initial teaser was released last month (see "’Strange New Worlds’ S2 Teaser").  Season 2, which will feature a crossover episode between Strange New Worlds and animated series Star Trek: Lower Decks, premieres on Paramount+ on June 15.

Paramount has also released a trailer for the next installment in the Mission: Impossible franchise (below), Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One, with lots of the usual impossible stunts.  The film’s release was delayed from last September to July 24 early last year (see "’Mission: Impossible’ Films Delayed").

New Line has cast Adeline Rudolph, who made her bones in the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina series, in the Mortal Kombat sequel, according to The Hollywood Reporter.  She joins Sabrina co-star Tati Gabrielle, along with lead Karl Urban. Simon McQuoid returns to direct a script by Jeremy Slater.  The sequel follows the first feature, released in 2021 (see "Geek Movie Calendar – 2021").

Prime Video has placed a series order for Butterfly, based on the BOOM! Studios graphic novel by Arash Amel, created by Amel, written by Amel and Marguerite Bennet, with art by Antonio Fuso and Stefano Simeone, BOOM! Studios announced.  Daniel Dae Kim will star, with Ken Woodruff as show-runner and co-creator with Steph Cha.  The series is planned for six episodes, with production to begin after the writers strike has settled.  Butterfly was previously slated as a series from the UK’s Channel 4 (see "’Butterfly’ Gets TV Deal").